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There are nine states without income taxes, though two states tax on dividends and interest, according to a recent article by Dex Knows. See how these states make up for their total tax revenue through other ways. Revenue statistics came from the Tax Foundation.

Alaska
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $17,630

Rank of most revenue earned: 1

On a state-wide level, residents of Alaska don't pay income tax, yet Alaska has the highest tax revenue per capita, according to Tax Policy Center.

Most of the revenue in Alaska comes from petroleum, in order to finance government operations, according to Bankrate.

Florida
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $3,974

Rank of revenue earned: 48

Florida still has a 6 percent sales tax, as well as additional sales surtax that counties impose, according to Bankrate.

Nevada
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $3,848

Rank of revenue earned: 49

In some areas of Nevada the combined state and county sales taxes are as high as 8.10 percent, according to Bankrate.

Nevada's property tax rate is below average as well, but they seem to be frugal in what money they spend. They were ranked fifth lowest in welfare spending per capita, according to an article by USA Today.

South Dakota
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $5,028

Rank of revenue earned: 33

South Dakota has the third most debt of all states, though they spend the least on government programs.

Texas
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $4,209

Rank of revenue earned: 46

Sales tax in Texas is the 13th highest nationally at 6.25 percent. The state where everything is bigger, however, has the seventh lowest cost of living in America.

Washington
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $5,156

Rank of revenue earned: 31

The majority of taxes collected in Washington come from the 6.5 percent sales tax. Washington's sales tax is the 10th highest in the nation.

Wyoming
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $10,694

Rank of revenue earned: 3

Though no income tax, this state rakes in most of its tax revenue from sales and oil-production taxes. It also doesn't have any corporate income taxes.

Tennessee
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2010: $4,313

Rank of revenue earned: 44

Stocks, bonds and notes are taxed at 6 percent in Tennessee, though there is not an income tax beyond that. A single filer with only $1,250 taxable income is exempt as well, or a $2,500 for joint filers.

New Hampshire
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Total state tax revenue per capita 2011: $4,746

Rank of revenue earned: 40

Although there is no tax on W-2 wages, dividends and interest are taxed at 5 percent.

The state used to tax all gambling winnings at 10 percent, which added to the revenue, but it was repealed May 23, 2011, according to Bankrate.